Weather Warnings - Flood Warning - Hunter River

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, New South Wales

Final Flood Warning For The Upper Hunter River
Issued at 02:49 AM EST on Saturday 06 August 2022
Flood Watch Number: 2

The Upper Hunter River at Muswellbrook peaked below the minor flood level on Friday evening.
Locations downstream of Muswellbrook are expected to remain below the minor flood levels.

Upper Hunter:
No further flooding is expected in the Upper Hunter River.
Hunter River at Muswellbrook:

Flood Safety Advice:
In life threatening emergencies, call 000 (triple zero) immediately. If you require rescue, assistance to evacuate or other emergency help, ring NSW SES on 132 500.
* Avoid drowning. Stay out of rising water, seek refuge in the highest available place.
* Prevent damage to your vehicle. Move it under cover, away from areas likely to flood.
* Avoid being swept away. Stay out of fast-flowing creeks and storm drains.
* Never drive, ride or walk through flood water. Flood water can be deceptive and dangerous.}
For more emergency information, advice, and access to the latest river heights and rainfall observations and forecasts:
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* Latest River Heights and Rainfall Observations:
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* BOM NSW Twitter:

Next issue:
This is a final warning, no further warnings will be issued for this event.

Latest River Heights:
Kingdon Ponds at Scone,0.91,Steady,02:32 AM SAT 06/08/22
Hunter River at Aberdeen,3.79,Steady,01:45 AM SAT 06/08/22
Hunter River at Muswellbrook,3.80,Falling,01:45 AM SAT 06/08/22
Hunter River at Denman,6.03,Rising,01:30 AM SAT 06/08/22
Goulburn River at Sandy Hollow,5.20,Falling,02:30 AM SAT 06/08/22
Hunter River at Liddell,8.84,Rising,01:30 AM SAT 06/08/22
Wollombi Brook at Bulga,2.04,Steady,01:45 AM SAT 06/08/22
Hunter River at Singleton,3.46,Steady,01:30 AM SAT 06/08/22
Hunter River at Greta,3.40,Rising,01:30 AM SAT 06/08/22
Hunter River at Maitland (Belmore Bridge),1.86,Steady,02:15 AM SAT 06/08/22
Hunter River at Raymond Terrace,0.63,Rising,02:15 AM SAT 06/08/22

This advice is also available by dialling 1300 659 210. Warning, rainfall and river information are available at The latest weather forecast is available at

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